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Are You a Vermont Gas Customer?
Did you know that the price you pay for gas could increase by 15% to fund Vermont Gas Systems' fracked gas pipeline?
Let the Department of Public Service know that you can't afford paying more to fund fossil fuel expansion in Vermont!
File a complaint with DPS here
RISING TIDE FEATURED ON VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO
Rising Tide's community organizing and direct action to stop the fracked gas pipeline and build a movement for Climate Justice were featured on VPR, as one of the top news stories of 2014.
Listen to the audio on VPR here
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Are you a Vermont Gas Ratepayer?
Most Vermont Gas ratepayers don't even realize they are paying for the fracked gas pipeline because it has never has been itemized on their bills.
But soon, your bill could increase by 15% to pay for a project that has nearly doubled in cost since receiving its Certificate of Public Good
File a complaint
Let the Department of Public Service know that you can't afford to foot the bill for the fracked gas pipeline by filing a complaint here.
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Dozens Protest Gas Pipeline at Public Service Board Hearing
by John Herrick, March 19, 2015. Source: VT Digger
Residents from across the state traveled to Montpelier on Wednesday to ask the Public Service Board to revoke Vermont Gas’ state permit to continue construction of a natural gas pipeline through Addison County.
About three dozen pipeline protesters crowded the hall and filled the hearing room at the Public Service Board’s offices, carrying posters and wearing T-shirts expressing their opposition to the project.
Read more here...
Groups deliver message to Vermont Gas CEO: Call it quits on fracking pipeline
Today a delegation of landowners, ratepayers and members of Rising Tide Vermont confronted Vermont Gas CEO Don Rendall outside of their offices, celebrating the defeat of Phase II and demanding the gas company stop building Phase I of the fracked gas pipeline. Avery Pittman, a volunteer with Rising Tide Vermont, said “We beat Phase II through concerted organizing and we’ll beat Phase I in the same way. We’re not easing up.”
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FIGHT BACK! March for Our Jobs, Our Essential Services, Our Rights!
Saturday, April 11 @ 12 pm
Join hundreds of state employees, school teachers and community members in taking a stand against devastating budget proposals that would result in the loss good jobs and vital services important to so many Vermonters. More info here
May Day 2015 - The Time is Now!
Join thousands of Vermonters on Friday, May 1 for a day of action in defense of dignity and a livable planet
More info here
All Out to Stop the Fracked Gas Pipeline!
June 22-23, Montpelier - Once again, the Public Service Board will reevaluate the permits for Phase 1 of the pipeline. We'll be showing up en masse to make sure the board scraps the project once and for all!